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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Portland OR
221 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater Washington to Florence Oregon
and westward 60 NM

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221 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON AND NORTHERN OREGON COAST...
High pressure strengthens over the waters today, bringing
stronger northerly winds this afternoon and evening. Expect a
repeat of this on Tuesday afternoon and evening. Pressure
gradient relaxes on Wednesday. At the same time, westerly swell
increases midweek.

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Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out
10 NM-
Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to
60 NM-
221 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

.TODAY...N wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 4 ft at
10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N
3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.TUE...N wind 10 to 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N
3 ft at 5 seconds. W swell 5 ft at 9 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt, becoming 20 kt
after midnight. Wind waves N 4 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 5 ft at
11 seconds.
.WED...NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft at 5 seconds. W
swell 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves NW 2 ft at
4 seconds. W swell 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 7 ft.
.FRI...NW wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 6 ft.

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Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 NM-
Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 NM-
221 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Gusts to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Gusts to 25 kt early in the
evening. Wind waves N 4 ft at 6 seconds. W swell 4 ft at
9 seconds.
.TUE...N wind 15 kt with gusts to 20 kt. Wind waves N 3 ft at
5 seconds. W swell 4 ft at 9 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 20 kt with gusts to 25 kt, easing to 15 kt
with gusts to 20 kt after midnight. Wind waves N 3 ft at
6 seconds. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds.
.WED...N wind 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves N 2 ft at 4 seconds. W
swell 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...N wind 10 kt with gusts to 15 kt. Wind waves N
2 ft at 4 seconds. W swell 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 7 ft.
.FRI...N wind 15 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 ft. W swell 7 ft.

$$

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Columbia River Bar-
221 AM PDT Mon May 21 2018

.IN THE MAIN CHANNEL...Combined seas 2 to 3 ft through Tuesday
morning. However, seas temporarily building to 5 ft during the
ebbs around 1030 AM this morning, 1130 PM tonight, and 1130 AM
Tuesday.

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